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Mar 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
by the president where u.s. military participation here would end. >>> plus, a troubling turn in japan. workers are pulled from the crippled reactor complex after smoke is seen rising from two of the reactors overnight. how big a setback is this? >>> it's monday, march 21st, 2011. i'm willie geist. chuck and savannah are traveling with the president in south america. we will hear from them later this hour. >>> let's get right to the run down, we begin with operation odyssey dawn in libya. punishing air strikes drove pro-gadhafi forces further from home base last night though it is unclear where gadhafi is at this hour. rebels celebrated after u.s., british and french planes demolished libyan tanks and took out air defenses. overnight the opposition said it had regained almost 40 miles of territory. colonel gadhafi appears to have escaped harm in the attack on his administration building. he has though warned of a long war and said he'd open up the government's arsenal to arm his supporters. >>> on sunday defense secretary robert gates reiterated that the u.s. has no plans to send in ground forc
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
, the u.s. military confirms an f-15 fighter jet has crashed in libya, but the pentagon says it was not shot down. we'll have the latest on the fate of the crew. >> plus. >> let me emphasize that this operation will take place in a matter of days, not a matter of weeks. >> it's still unclear who will take charge. in japan, set back and progress, as the crippled reactor's spent fuel rods -- officials say they can't turn on the juice just yet. it's tuesday march 22, i'm willie geist. also this morning with the first republican debate, a little over a month away, if you can believe it, finally at least one major gop candidate looks ready to run. let's get to the rundown. >>> we begin in libya where a united states f-15 fighter jet crashed today while carrying out its mission in benghazi. >> u.s. military officials tell nbc news that two crewmembers have indeed been rescued from the ground there in libya and are safely on their way to europe. the two crewmember in their f-15 eagle were on a routine mission enforcing that no fly zone east of benghazi when the fighter jet experienc
MSNBC
Mar 28, 2011 9:00am EDT
strategy for u.s. troops. late last night nato agreed to take over both the no-fly zone and the air war within days. on the ground, western air strikes have helped rebels recapture several town on the coast. the front lines now appear centered on sert, a town 225 miles from tripoli. joining me now, former ambassador to the u.s. who resigned in the wake of the libyan uprising. sir, it's good to have you with us. >> good morning. >> what are you hearing from the opposition forces on the ground? i know you are in contact with some of the rebel leadership about this push towards tripoli. >> what i think moving with confidence toward them and the resistance from the gadhafi regime is not a strong one. this morning there was some battles but not very heavy ones going on. and i think the people have confidence now, and thank you very much to the united states and the alliance who make the job of these people who are desperate to gain some freedom or some democracy. >> what do you think about the fact that u.s. forces are now pulling back? obviously the u.s. had been in the lead, pounded this c
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >>> over to you. the u.s., it's giving up the lead in libya in a matter of days. one problem -- so far, there's no one to hand command to. can the u.s. get allies organized on the president's timeline? >>> japan's radiation fears. a run on water and basic supplies in tokyo and at the crippled nuclear plant, workers sent to the hospital from exposure to beta rays. >>> and washington, we have a problem. the strange case of two ssenger jets forc to lan on ei oat d.c. mor rpt when no one answered at air traffic control. we'll have the latest on the investigation, just ahead. >>> good morning, everyone. it's thursday, march 24th, 2011. i'm savannah guthrie. chuck todd will be back tomorrow. also this morning, the president getting it from the right and the left in congress on libya, as he wakes up this morning back in washington. and we will talk to the libyan ambassador to the u.s., who left the gadhafi regime live here on "the daily rundown" later this hour. >>> also, the slow start to the 2012 republican race seems to be helping one candidate -- president obama. we'll have the latest pol
MSNBC
Mar 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >>> straining relations slightly. the u.s. government tells americans in japan to move back from their reactor four times further than what the japanese government is advising its own population. >>> meanwhile, in the middle east, on libyan tv just reported that gadhafi's punishing offensive has reached the outskirts of bengahzi. today the united nation votes on a no-fly zone and a broader range of options including possible air strikes. our guest this morning general wesley clark. >>> i'm chuck todd, savannah is on assignment. happy st. patrick's day. speaking out about his unwavering support of nuclear power. >>> president obama is under fire for sticking to his schedule and policies in the face of alarming world events. is he showinged amirable discipline or looking like a failure of leadership? let's get to the rundown and start in japan. we begin with the death toll from last week's earth earthquake and tsunami is now stands at 5,429. nearly 10,000 are missing. president obama last night spoke to the japanese prime minister to express his condolences and getten ean update on the nucle cr
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 9:00am EST
consider asking for outside help but would the u.s. answer the call? as american warships head to the region just what is the u.s. military willing to offer? >>> oil futures rise above $100 a barrel a day after the dow slumped 1.5%. we'll check where the market is headed before the opening bell today. >>> and flip-flop already? or just a communications mix-up. we'll get to the bottom of newt announcing for president thursday debacle. chuck has the back story. good morning. wednesday, march 2nd, 2011. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm chuck todd. amazing what making sure you have two sources do and can keep you out of trouble. we'll get more into that. all of that plus does michael huckabee think president obama grew up in kenya and will the beloved "the daily rundown" moth pad get a tablet today. let's get to the rundown. moammar gadhafi is vowing to fight to the last man as he ramps up efforts to hold onto his country in the face of a growing rebellion. pierce battles in the east and west. the libyan air force is bombing rebel territory sending forces to an oil base in the eastern
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 9:00am EST
report to the threat of u.s. mainland. five states are under either tsunami warnings or watches. and later we'll talk to fema director craig fugate. he joins us. >>> also ahead, this is the week the presidential race actually got off the ground. if it were an airplane, we'd actually say it's actually took off. we'll talk to former senator rick santorum, who became the first semi-candidate to visit iowa, new hampshire, and south carolina all in one week. >>> but first, a look ahead at the president's schedule today. and mike viqueira previewed it, 11:15 news conference. you're watching "the daily rundown" on msnbc. ith back pain. and a choice. take advil now... and maybe up to 4 in a day. or, choose aleve and 2 pills for a day free of pain. smart move. ♪ [ lane ] here's the trouble with most anti-wrinkle creams. the cream disappears but your wrinkles don't. ♪ introducing neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. it has the fastest retinol formula available. in fact, it's clinically proven to smooth wrinkles in just one week. so all you have to do is sit back and watch your wrinkles
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2011 9:00am EDT
, and the u.s. has had to move warships back. >>> meanwhile meltdown fears. a third reactor is losing its cooling capacity. officials say even under the best scenario, this isn't going to end any time soon. it's monday, march 14th, 2011. i'm chuck todd. savannah is on assignment. >>> also this morning, libya, gadhafi's troops tighten their grip renewing calls for a no-fly zone from some rebels. we'll talk to the pentagon's press secretary on the latest on that. >>> then there's politics. another short-term budget deal. 2012ers are target to act more like candidates and the sound bite now heard around the country. let's get to the rundown and we're going to start in japan and the latest on the tragedy there. the prime minister is calling it the country's worst crisis since world war ii. officials are still grappling with the size and scope of the damage left by last week's earthquake and tsunami. at least 10,000 are dead, 15,000 are still missing. bodies that were swept out to sea in the tsunami are now washing ashore. entire villages have been destroyed, now covered in piles of debris. me
MSNBC
Mar 16, 2011 9:00am EDT
and dangerous. u.s. nuclear experts are on their way to see what they can contribute to the situation. at the same time, while the nuclear crisis increases, i think you can also say the humanitarian crisis has been deepening as well. this is definitely the coldest night that we have had here so far. there's a lot of snow up in the quake area. how miserable it has to be up there. some of our correspondents have just made their way back. very dangerous conditions up there and people still without electricity. food shortages, water shortages. they're continuing to test people for radiation and while that's happening, some of the major organizations including the red cross are pulling back from the area closest to the plant because they're concerned about the health and welfare of their workers. so still, a lot that is up in the air and crisis on all front. humanitarian, a nuclear economic front as we head into day six, chuck. >> all right, chris jansing live in tokyo. thanks very much. it's nightfall there. joining me once again, davidal brig. i got to ask you, when you heard the news th
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
are in libya in the first place. he argued the u.s. had a responsibility to act in order to stop gadhafi from killing his own people, and the president took on critics who say the u.s. has no business getting involved. >> given the costs and risks of intervention, we must always measure our interest against the need for action. but that cannot be an argument for never acting on behalf of what's right. to brush aside america's responsibility as a leader and our to our fellow human beings under such circumstances would have been a betrayal of who we are. >> but some insist the fundamental questions are still unanswered. house speaker boehner i still habit explained what success in libya will look like. while the president reiterated he wants gadhafi gone, he said that's not part of the mission. >> if we tried to overthrow gadhafi by force, our coalition would splinter. we would likely have to put u.s. troops on the ground to accomplish that mission. or risk killing many civilians in the air. to be blunt, we went down that road in iraq. >> savannah, the speech was necessarily, had to give it. re
MSNBC
Mar 30, 2011 9:00am EDT
eventually come in the form of weapons, shipments from the u.s. speaking to brian williams, president obama said arming the rebels is a possibility. >> i am not ruling it out but i'm also not ruling it in. we are still making an assessment partly about what gadhafi's forces are going to be doing. we are not taking anything off the table at this point. >> the president said that no matter what options the u.s. pursues, it should not be seen as a president for action in countries like yemen or sear qua. >> i think it is important not to take this particular situation and then try to project some sort of obama doctrine ta doctrine that we are going to apply in a cookie-cutter fashion across the board. each country in this region is different. our principles remain the same. >> new polls show u.s. action in libya is not going over with the american public. quinnipiac found that 47% oppose america's involvement there and 41% support it. nearly three quarters of americans fear the u.s. will get drawn into a long-term conflict. msnbc's jim maceda is live for us on the phone from tripoli. jim, it s
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 9:00am EST
daily rundown" with chuck and savannah. >>> two u.s. airmen shot and killed in germany, two others wounded. was this attack a case of islamic terrorism? the gunman appears in german court today. >>> the afghanistan morass or mess? >>> a taliban massacre caught on tape. >>> and defense secretary gates warning about future wars like this one, we talk to pentagon spokesman jeff morale about all of it. a "wall street journal" poll may surprise republicans. most people think government should do more, not less. i'm chuck todd, savannah a busy day. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. also this morning, president obama accused of a where's waldo presidency. we'll talk to the writer who penned that memorable phrase. >>> the supreme court decision that shows free speech is not cheap. even the most offensive kind of rhetoric is protected by the constitution. we'll dive into that decision coming up. >>> but let answer get to the rundown, libya is looking more and more like a civil war there. gadhafi is weakened but holding on and trying to retake the country's oil-rich areas in t
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 9:00am EDT
americans traveling to japan. what about u.s. citizens in japan? what are they being told to do? >> yeah, really interesting because i was outside the embassy for about an hour today and the three families came out. all three of them said to me, chuck, that they are considering leaving the country. one husband and wife, they've 3-year-old and 5-month-old twins, they were getting the twins passports. he put it to me in a really interesting way. he said i feel like when i know we have to leave, it's too late. we have waited too long to make that decision. now, the wife of an embassy employee told me that they had just had a meeting, and i got this confirmed with the public affairs office there, they had just had a meeting, the dependents and employees of the u.s. embassy with the ambassador who told them that they are monitoring the situation closely but that they should listen to the japanese officials, that they should trust their guidance. i can tell you having talked to some of these americans, they are not so sure that they are willing to put their lives and their family's lives in th
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2011 9:00am EST
, the u.s. response the situation in libya amidst growing pressure from some in congress and some around the world to take tougher action, no decisions are expected to made at this meeting and all eyes are on nato's week to see if the allies can get together. gadhafi's forces appear to be gaining some advantage. the opposition group losing ground and there are also reports today suggesting that gadhafi may be reaching out the other leaders in the region. let's get the latest from stephanie gosk in the region. >> reporter: this is a strange report and we're getting mixed messages here. the wires are saying that a falcon jerkts a libyan falcon jet owned by gadhafi carrying the head of logistics and supply from his government has landed in egypt to give the egyptian leaders a message. we don't have any confirmation. in fact we were told there was no jet that landed on egyptian soil, but, you know, it really defies what has happened earlier today on state tv where gadhafi came on television and said he's in no mood to negotiate and denied any reports that he reached out to the rebel leaders
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
government acknowledging today it is overwhelmed and asks the u.s. for its help. >>> the u.n. votes to allow military action on libya authorizing all necessary measures to stop gadhafi's forces. strikes can start as early as today. >>> but we have breaking news just ahead on a move by libya to forestall any and all attack. >>> plus, running out of patience. congress once again avoids a shutdown but not for long. how long can congress go without a long-term budget deal? >>> hi, everybody. it is friday, march 18th. 2011. i'm thomas roberts. chuck and savannah are on assignment. also this morning, the so-called plume from japan's meltdown blows toward the u.s. and we are live inside the exclusion zone around chernobyl, still the site of the worst nuclear power plant. what it's like a quarter century later. >>> just moments ago libya's foreign minister said libya has decided to halt all military operations to "protect civilians" in line with the u.n. no-fly decision. they say the cease-fire will "take the country back to safety and ensure security for all libyans." we'll have much more on the u.
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 9:00am EST
but won't say what the u.s. is willing to do to make that happen. plus, the fbi agent who vanished in iran four years ago, new reporting from andrea mitchell this morning on why the u.s. believes he may still be alive. good morning, everyone. friday, march 4, 2011. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm chuck todd. it is just a busy, busy day. also 1,500 state workers in wisconsin could get pink slips today. newt gingrich dipped his toe, it is officially called testing the waters, by announcing a website. we are going to get to the run sxwroun start with the new jobs numbers. breaking news on unemployment, jobless rate dropped below 9% for the first time since april 2009. labor department just released the february jobs report showing unemployment rate of 8.9%. and net gain of 192,000 jobs. that's the largest monthly increase since last may. probably the largest monthly noncensus related increase since before that. about two years earlier. number of unemployed workers dropped to 13.7 million. we are going to have a lot more both with cnbc and austin goolsby. swallow irony as we discuss wisconsin. th
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
that this mission in libya could be open-ended, but he really emphasized that u.s. forces are most involved at the beginning stages and he expects the transition to an allied-led mission to happen in a matter of days, not weeks. he said specifically he didn't think it would be u.s. jets enforcing a no-fly zone or u.s. ships running that arms embargo, so he is really trying to make clear that the u.s. involvement is going to be short-lived at least at this level, so willie, that was the latest on the news conference. back to you. >> all right, savannah guthrie in salvador, we'll see you back here tomorrow. >>> for more on how the libyan conflict is received back home, i'm joined by adam smith, he's the top democrat on the house armed services committee. congressman, thanks for joining me this morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me on. >> if you could put it in a one-line summary for the american people, what are we doing in libya? what's the objective? >> well, the short-term objective is to protect the civilian population from gadhafi's military forces, and i think -- i think that o
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 9:00am EST
. >>> coming up next, should the u.s. arm opposition forces in libya? that's a question being debated among others in brussels today with nato defense ministers. first, we give you a look at the president's schedule today as the white house hosts a conference on bullying. you're watching the "daily rundown" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] this is lara. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. but sometimes i wonder... what's left behind? [ female announcer ] introducing purifying facial cleanser from neutrogena® naturals. developed with dermatologists... it's clinically proven to remove 99% of dirt and toxins and purify pores. and with natural willowbark it contains no dyes, p
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Mar 8, 2011 9:00am EST
to close down the u.s. military prison at guantanamo bay. yesterday in a major policy shift, president obama ordered the resumption of military trials for terrorism suspects there. >> three years ago as a presidential candidate, president obama roundly criticized the system that he now is putting back in place with some changes. >> by any measure, our system of trying detainees has been a failure. meanwhile, this legal black hole has substantially set back america's ability to lead the world against the threat of terrorism and undermined our most basic values. so make no mistake, we are less safe because of the way george bush has handled this issue. >> joining us now is nbc news national investigative correspondent michael isikoff. the guantanamo prison remains open for a variety of reaches, part of it congress refuses to fund a transfer of prisoners to u.s. soil. but i think the bottom line question here is does this mean that the administration is setting the stage to try the mastermind of 9/11, khalid sheikh mohammed, in one of these military commissions? >> well, if that's the big
MSNBC
Mar 31, 2011 9:00am EDT
to washington. what u.s. health officials say about the risk to the population here. >>> plus, a budget deal resurrects. with eight days to go, lawmakers may have found the magic number. but have they found the votes? good morning, everyone, it's thursday, march 31st, 2011. i'm savannah guthrie. and i guess it's going to snow? what? >> i'm chuck todd. it's opening day, though. it's opening day, can't you feel it? couldn't you tell it was opening day baseball -- >> when i was shoveling? >> no. >> spring is in the air. a little depressing. >>> also this morning, our interview, the exclusive for this hour, of an interview with donald trump. he's eyeing 2012, or apparently, just simply wants to talk about being a birther. we'll ask him both of those questions and more. let's get to the rundown. we'll begin in libya and a critical decision coming from the president. how far will the u.s. go to help rebels knock moammar gadhafi out of power? here's what we've learned. the president has issued a secret finding authorizing a plan for covert action, including a plan, potentially, to arm the oppositio
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2011 9:46am EDT
frankly, could determine control of the u.s. congress. tell us more about it. >> the redistricting, it starts with the dates not being known for the redistricting until june of 2012, a week or two before the filing deadline. so no matter what, candidates until june two 2012 won't know what districts they're running in. >> this is june 2012. >> they won't even know the districts until june 2012. and filing is june 1. so it's june 18, 2012 is the filing deadline. the districts will be drawn beginning of june. but i think the challenge is going to be for candidates, what kind district, what's the state going to look like politically. at every level. so those challenges to the redistricting amendment will be central to what kind of state candidates are running in up and down the ballot. fftshe pesal aldistricts, the more chance of driving out turnout in the state. >> david is right in terms of the certainly in terms of the calendar. but just keep in mind that there is precedent for the minority party in the house, in senate in florida. they can actually petition the federal government,
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 9:00am EST
to push back rebels. meanwhile, the military option for the u.s. government is on the table as forces move closer. >>> the midwest now braces for more flooding a day after heavy rains and at least nine tornadoes ripped through states from kentucky to pennsylvania. ohio valley and the midwest getting hit hard. it's tuesday, march 1st, in like a lion. >> it is. >> i'm chuck todd. >> good morning. i'm savannah guthrie. darrell issa is investigating his own spokesman. we'll get into that. and i love the way you put this. >> he'll subpoena anybody. >> on a media bender as chuck likes to say. charlie sheen keeps on talking. here he is with jeff rossen. we'll get the latest on that interview. let's begin in libya and fiercest fighting yet reported overnight in the rebel controlled cities. libyan troops and african mercenaries attacked with tanks and anti-aircraft guns but failed in attempts to retake those cities both less than 150 miles from the capital of tripoli. jim, good morning. >> reporter: well for the first time since we arrived in tripoli last saturday we're now hearing very intermitten
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 9:00am EST
calls from congress to say, hey, the u.s. -- somebody has to step in here to stop gadhafi. meanwhile, the strategic oil reserve. a lot of people maybe overread sunday comments. >> bill daley who was on "meet the press" suggested the white house was considering tapping into the strategic oil reserve which is just for emergencies because of these higher gas prices. he said, in response to a question, it's something the white house is considering but i know both of our reporting is that this isn't something that the white house is seriously looking into doing. it's just one of those everything is on the table. >> correct. actual metrics that our oil supply, not price, supplies that to hit before you can even consider tapping something like this. so this is one of those classic overriding, i believe we've done in journalism speak. anyway, let's move on to more domestic politics. get out your political playbooks for 2012. the who's who of potential republican candidates are going to be in eye biowa tonight. but mitt romney has. >>> said he would run but he certainly sounded the part when
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